Type: Guided Group Tour
You Will Be Able To:
- Ride part of the Free State and visit some cool places
- Be fully supported while riding the routes
- Full medical support during the ride
The Tour Will Consist of:
- 4 days cycling with vehicle support
- Cycling district roads and tar sections around Fouriesburg and Clarens
- Group normally 6 to 10. Min age 14
- 3 nights accommodation
- Breakfast and lunch are provide, main meal on the evening for riders account. Drinks whilst riding are provided thereafter for riders account.
- Full medical support during the tour
This tour is aimed at the social side of cycling, allowing the cyclist to have a fabulous ride and experience sites and places not normally visited in the Free State.
This is not a race its a tour and cyclist can where possible stop and board the transport and get off at their leisure.
The overal distance approximately 260 kms over the 4 days
Fouriesburg – Golden Gate
Fouriesburg – Moteng – Fouriesburg
Fouriesburg – Golden Gate – Clarens – Fouriesburg
Fouriesburg – Ficksburg Area – Fouriesburg
- Number of days cycling: 4
- Pace: Medium: 12-20km
- Terrain: Mixture tar and dirt, MTB is recommended
Daily distance in km/miles:
- DAY 1 60KMS
- DAY 2 100KMS
- DAY 3 66KMS
- DAY 4 40KMS
The Tour meet in Fouriesburg, riders should aim to arrive around 12h00. The ride will head for the Golden Gate area and is expected to be around 60 kms of undulating hills. We will transport back to Fouriesburg. Once settled into their accommodation dinner will served.
We will begin the days ride around 06h00 and head towards the border, once clearing the border we will head along the A1 to the Moteng Pass. The height of the pass is 2840 Meters. From the top we will decent and have lunch at the Liphofung cave and a guided tour of the cave. Heading home to Fouriesburg for a well earned beverage. The ride will be approximately 100 Kilometres on tar. The ride can be extended for the riders wishing to ride back to the border. You will need a valid passport.
Today we cycle from Fouriesburg towards Clarens and through the Golden Gate National Park. The route today is all on tar roads and we will be stopping a points of interest along the road. The ride will be 66 Kilometers.
The last day will be a 40 km +- out and back with a visit to Surrender hill returning to Fouriesberg for a shower and lunch before heading back to your home.
This is a small group of riders who’s aim is to ride in a supported fashion. The pace is up to the individual rider. The escorting vehicle will be close by as often as possible.
You are reasonably fit and possess a spirit of adventure. A sense of humour is a good thing to have.
- All food breakfasts and lunches, drinks whilst riding.
- All accommodation
- Snacks and drinks whilst riding
What’s not included
- Travel insurance
- Visas or vaccinations
- Evening meal and drinks, any items of a personal nature
We will be staying in accommodation in Fouriesburg.
Eating & drinking
Breakfast and lunch are include. Suppers are for the riders account. The tour has a cool box for cold drinks. We will supply all drinks and water on the rides.
You should be aware that cycling of all kinds has its dangers and that accidents can happen from time to time. Please ensure that you are properly prepared for the riding you are going to undertake. Helmets must be worn by all cyclists in South Africa.
All riders are to have lights front and rear, and are to wear reflective vests whilst riding.
Legal Note: all group members joining this tour will be asked to sign an indemnity form at the start of the tour.
50% DEPOSIT ON BOOKING AND FULL PAYMENT 20 DAYS BEFORE THE START OF THE TOUR
All prices are fully inclusive as specified excluding items of a personal nature.